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Cleveland police arrest suspect in east side murder

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Police arrest a 24-year-old man in connection with the murder of a teenager. Johnny Wright was taken into custody Wednesday evening. Wright was arrested at E. 140th and Kinsman Avenue without incident.

Cleveland Police say Wright shot and killed Julian Gaines, 16, on Nov. 29 at 3462 E. 140th Street.

Witnesses say Wright was chasing Gaines and Gaines ran into an apartment building. Wright followed Gaines inside and allegedly shot him multiple times. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Gaines in a back bedroom of apartment #4. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Wright is charged with aggravated murder and will be arraigned December 14.

Cleveland Police have not released a motive.

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